Three Navy Yard Companies Recognized for Work in Life Sciences

by Navy Yard
January 26, 2023

Categories: Awards, Life Sciences, Tenants,

Congratulations are in order for three Navy Yard life companies that received industry awards at an event held in Miami January 19. The Phacilitate Advanced Therapies Awards ceremony recognized and celebrated the progress in the advanced therapies field.

The three Navy Yard companies recognized for their contributions to the life sciences sector were:

  • Adaptimmune: The Patient Advocacy Award (Corporate): Adaptimmune received this award for their work around patient advocacy, putting the patient first in all decisions made while being dedicated to spreading awareness of the potential that cell and gene therapy has.
  • Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc.: Biotech Innovation Award: Iovance received this  award for their  demonstration of innovation in the cell and gene therapy industry as well as their significant potential for impact on patients in the future.
  • WuXi Advanced Therapies: Manufacturing Tech Disruptor of the Year: WuXi received this award for their innovative new technologies to help simplify and improve the manufacturing process.

Life Sciences Ecosystem at the Navy Yard

Currently, the Navy Yard features a powerful combination of clinical healthcare, advanced life sciences R&D, and cell and gene therapy production. The Navy Yard is uniquely suited to attract and support life sciences both locally and internationally. With its proximity to the innovation and talent pool in University City and the surrounding region, the Navy Yard is an alluring option for companies that have outgrown their space in urban submarkets but are still looking leverage the nearby innovation and talent pool.